Wireless LAN security falls short

Thursday, 7 August 2003, 12:59 AM EST

Three years after initial concerns about wireless LAN security, achieving a highly secure enterprise wireless LAN remains a challenge. Vendors have succeeded only in confusing the market by offering solutions that are complex, costly to implement, and often cumbersome to support.

Despite the continued growth of the consumer wireless LAN market, total revenues from enterprise wireless LAN sales have recently declined. Enterprises have resisted adopting wireless LANs due to the immaturity of security and management standards.

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